September 16

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Saturday September 16
Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
Hawaii Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9 a.m.-3:20 p.m., $113. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Hawaii Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9 a.m.-noon, $70. Learn to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and to use an AED on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
Hawaii Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $93. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Animal Hero Class
Hawaiian Humane Society, 1:30-4:30 p.m., $25. Students interested in animal-welfare education projects can learn more about what is required and what resources are available. Pre-registration required. (356-2206)

Animal Hero Class
Iolani School – Sullivan Center, 1:30-4:30 p.m., $25. A required class for students who want to earn volunteer and service hours with the Hawaiian Humane Society as part of a school project. Limited scholarships are available. Pre-registration required. (

Get Ahead with Technology Together Towards Tomorrow
Ala Moana Hotel Hibiscus Room and Foyer, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., call for cost. Participating students will be showcasing the devices and other adaptive aids they’ve received through the Get Ahead with Technology Program. A buffet luncheon and parking validation will be provided. Pre-registration required. (941-1088)

Greatest Love for All: Joining Hearts and Souls Together
Master Sha Tao Center Hawaii, 6:30-8:30 p.m., contact for cost. Learn simple, practical techniques to develop deeper wisdom and to experience the greatest love. (988-8090)

Happiness through Yoga Wisdom & Kirtan
UH Manoa Ballroom, 6:30 p.m., free. Make the most of this rare opportunity and discover how simply adding yoga wisdom and kirtan meditation to your own life can help you cultivate inner peace and happiness. Vegetarian refreshments will be served. (367-2633)

Medicinal Plant Tour
Foster Botanical Garden, 1 p.m., call for cost. Learn about the plants and trees utilized as natural remedies before modern medicine. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Wall Hanging Macrame Workshop
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. This class will focus on the ways that macrame can help you unwind and relax, all while creating something beautiful. (

Yamuna Body Rolling
Healing Arts Center Aiea, 9:30 a.m., $25/drop-in fee. Feel better by allowing the ball to touch you in new places. Learn body alignment, reorganize your own structure and improve your wellness. This week’s theme is “unwind scoliosis through twists.” Pre-registration required. (484-4881,

Yamuna Body Rolling
Windward Mall, Saturdays between Sept. 2-23, 1 p.m., call for cost. Save your shoulders with these routines, which can prevent injury and restore full range of motion. (223-3856)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center – Bloodmobile, 7 a.m.-12 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place – Bloodmobile, 7 a.m.-12 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Coin & Stamp Show
Paradise Park, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. (531-6252)

COPD Education Day
Queen’s Conference Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. The 11th annual COPD event educates and raises awareness for adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Pre-registration recommended. (699-9839, hawaiicopd)

First Responders Day
Wet’N’Wild Hawaii, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., free/first responders, $25/guests. Wet’N’Wild celebrates Hawaii’s first responders, including EMS, fire, police and ocean safety officers with free admission to their park. (674-9283,

Friends of Manoa Library Fall Book Sale
Manoa Public Library, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 17, free. The library hosts its biannual book sale, with proceeds supporting its programs and services. Most books are just $1! (, 988-0459)

Grandparents Day Breakfast
Fellowship at Honolulu Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 12:35-2 p.m., free. Open to anyone. Attendees may bring food. The only acceptable meat is beef or chicken. (469-7193)

Group Channeling with Grant
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 3:30 p.m., $15. Channeling messages and answering questions in a group setting. (397-3174)

Medium Ling
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 2 p.m., call for cost. Uniting you with loved ones beyond. (397-3174)

Mililani Backyard Nights
Mililani Shopping Center, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., free. There will be a movie, food, and fun under the stars. Bring your own beach chairs and blankets. (

Ninth Island in Manoa Casino Night & Silent Auction
St. Francis School Gym, 5-10 p.m., $75. Enjoy a night of Vegas-style fun with games, a raffle, silent auction and more in support of the school. (988-4111,

Oahu Nursery Growers Association Plant Sale
Washington Middle School Cafeteria, Sept. 16 at 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 17 at 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Co-op of Local Growers with a large variety of plants in one place. (429-5798)

Oktoberfest: SALT Bar Crawl
Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room, 5-11 p.m., free. Enjoy dozens of authentic German beers from around the world, multiple beer gardens, live bands and Bavarian style Bratwurst with caraway sauerkraut and Dusseldorf mustard. (

Waialua Library 90th Anniversary
Walalua Public Library, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Enjoy cake and ice cream, face painting and balloons, and a community tent full of activities, including games, prizes and giveaways. In addition, there will be day-long entertainment with music and dance as well as a used book sale. (

Women’s Health & Prevention Fairs
Kaiser Permanente Waipio Medical Office, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Learn more about women’s health needs like contraception, preconception, pregnancy and delivery, menopause, nutrition and weight management, and more. (

Family Storytimes
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Enjoy books, songs and crafts. (697-7868)

Keiki Pu Blowing Contest
Pearlridge Center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Keiki can compete for a beautiful conch shell and the opportunity to participate in Aloha Festivals’ Floral Parade. Recommended attire includes dress shorts, a lei and an Aloha Festivals Ribbon (available for purchase at mall). Pre-registration is required. (488-0981,

Mauka Lani Funtastic Carnival
Mauka Lani Elementary, 4-8:30 p.m., $18. A festival with food, games, and rides. (305-8800)

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii Family Event
Winward Mall, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Besides featuring Ronald McDonald, who will perform and pose with folks for photos, the event will include live musical entertainment, fun activities and games for our keiki, storybook characters and a chance to win a $100 gift certificate. (

Golden Hour
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, Saturdays, 1-4 p.m., free. Kick back poolside and enjoy an electrifying lineup of rotating DJs with craft cocktails and tasty poolside plates from Mahina & Suns. (

Inspirational Jazz
The Dragon Upstairs, 7-10 p.m., $5. Performance featuring Mihoko M., Chris Yeh, Roland Sugimoto, Bob Hernandez and Chris Pangaribuan. (526-1411)

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s Pier 38, 6-9 p.m., free. (

Oahu Civic Orchestra’s 45th Anniversary Concert
Bakken Auditorium at Mid-Pac Institute, 7 p.m., free. (342-0610)

Pacific Vibrations
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, Saturdays, 7-9 p.m., free. Sit under the stars Saturday evenings and treat your ears to the island harmonies of soul-singer and Na Hoku Hanohano award-winner Maryanne Ito. (

Saloon Pilots (Bluegrass)
Medici’s at Manoa Marketplace, 7:30 p.m., free. Oahu’s premier Bluegrass and Americana band. (351-0901)

Seven Sails, Master of Oz
Kelley O’Neil’s, 5 p.m.-3:30 a.m., free. (926-1777)

Wine & Tango – A Night of Argentine Tango
Paradise Tango, 150 N. King St., Suite 202, 6:30-10 p.m., $20-$25, age 21 and up. Join us for a night of wine tasting, pupu, socializing, a 45-minute Argentine Tango lesson and social dancing. (831-239-6529,

Chips for Charity
Honolulu Country Club, 6-9 p.m., $100. U.S. VETS hosts its annual Las Vegas-style fundraiser to support its mission to serve veterans in need. Expect casino games, live music, a silent auction, prizes, heavy pupu and a cash bar. (

Hawaii Invitational of Polo Flagship All-Pro Match
Waimanalo Polo Fields, 1 p.m.-10 p.m., $50-$250. Watch this high-octane match from the comfort of your private cabana, hospitality tent, or under the shade of a branded umbrella. Pre-registration required. (

A Film for Every Decade: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’
All Consolidated Theatres locations, check website for times, $4. To celebrate its centennial, the theater shows classic films. (

All Our Waves Are Water Reading and Signing
Barnes and Noble at Ala Moana Shopping Center, 2-3:30 p.m., free. Award-winning author and surfer Jaimal Yogis will read from his new, internationally-acclaimed memoir. A percentage of sales will benefit the Hawaii Surfrider Foundation. (949-7307)

Chinatown Oh Chinatown
Doris Duke Theatre, 6 p.m., $35-$95. This show takes the audience on a wild ride through Honolulu’s most iconic neighborhood in search of something “very special” the cast seems to have misplaced. Featuring special guests RedBone and Armitage Shanks. (

MEDAH Presents: Shimmy Splendor in September
Ala Moana Center Centerstage, 3-3:45 p.m., free. (955-9517)

‘The Ballad of Mu Lan’
Tenney Theatre, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m., Saturdays between Aug. 26-Sept. 30 at 4:30 p.m., Sept. 16 at 11 a.m., $10-$20. Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents a retelling of the classic Chinese story of Mu Lan. (839-9885,

He’eia Estuary Restoration
Heeia State Park, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., free. Improve water quality and increase habitat for native aquatic animal species by removing invasive plants and replanting native Hawaiian species along a portion of the Heeia Stream estuary. (